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Petrella may help photographer’s Air Jordan copyright claim

Michael Loney, New York

A photographer is suing Nike in an Oregon federal court, claiming that the logo of basketball player Michael Jordan on the iconic Air Jordan sneakers infringes the copyright on a photo he took in 1984

Jacobus Rentmeester is seeking profits associated with the Jordan brand as well as to halt sales and plans for the brand’s future. According to ESPN, the Jordan brand generated $3.2 billion in retail sales in 2014.

Rentmeester took...

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